Joakim Soria may end up being a good thing for the backend of the Tiger’s bullpen, but his line on Tuesday was frightful. In order: Single, Double, Home Run, Home Run, Groundout, single, single…exasperation.
Yesterday was my youngest daughter’s birthday, I asked her what she thought about turning 12 and the youngest of four children replied: “ I’ve lied so much about my age, that it really doesn’t mean that much”.
Is it a showcase, an exhibition, or is it serious effort to decided home field advantage in the World Series? I'm not sure Major League Baseball can have it both ways. The All Star game is unlike any game that the players of the two teams play or the two managers manage during the season. There is pressure to get everyone on the roster into the game, regardless the…
Here's hoping everyone got through the Fourth of July with life and limb, while, at the same time, remembering the liberty that was forged 238 years ago. The Fourth should be more than just a long weekend and blowing off illegal fireworks, independence is something none of us should ever take for granted.
Why is it that a new bag of chips is never more than half filled when you open it? The same reason that fast food places fill the ice so full to cut down on the drink they have to put in a cup? While I’m at it, have you ever noticed that baggers at the grocery always ask if plastic is OK, instead of paper? I’ve never had a bagger ask me if I would prefer by groceries in paper, obviously it’s much…
Gene Stephenson goes into the College Baseball Hall of Fame Saturday night. One could make the argument that –considering where and how he had to do it—Stephenson is the greatest coach in college baseball history.
I'm not ready to wear a scarf and start flopping, but I will follow the U.S.-Germany game tomorrow. I hope the American's aren't left kicking themselves over that tying goal they allowed in the last 0:30 seconds last weekend against Portugal.
It’s amazing how smart you are when you’ve won ten straight, suddenly Ned Yost isn’t the guy you wanted to get rid of in early May and Dayton Moore may have taken a little too long to get there…but maybe he really does know to build a team. Of course, a ten game skid—and they all become incredibly stupid…again.